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[texts]The Intrigues, Amours, & Adventures of Rachel Cunningham: Called from her Many Crimes the American Milwood: Detailing the Eccentric Course of her Career..., Her Deceitful Conduct to her Aunt and Entrance into Public Life at Sixteen, Is Debauched by Mr. Wallingdon, Becomes the Mistress of Mr. Haverley, His Death in a Duel, Intrigue with his Antagonist, Her Attempt to Poison her Keeper Mr. Green and Failure, Her Debut at the Saloons of the Theatres, Engages the Affections of Mr. L---, the Wealthy Merchant, Intrigue with that celebrated Debauchee Judge F---, Her Amour with the Sheriff, George van Swearington and Murder of His Wife, Together with their Escape, Capture, Trial, and Execution for Murder - author unknown. Publication info - London: E. Duncombe, c.1820
The story of Philadelphia native, Rachel Cunningham, is fairly fully recounted in the title of this book. Possessed of extraordinary beauty, but also of a variety of "demonic" desires, her path led from insolent selfishness, through adultery and lewd couplings (recounted with zest, to be sure), to the grave. She was doomed from the beginning of her evil life in a resort town: "At that place of fashionable folly, vice, and profligacy (Bedford Pa.) while residing with her aunt⦠it may be said t...
Keywords: true crime; immorality; Bedford PA; murder
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